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EJ Victor Partners with Perennials Fabrics® to Debut New Perennials Social Collection

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Luxury case goods and upholstery manufacturer EJ Victor recently announced that they have continued their partnership with high-end performance fabrics leader Perennials Fabrics for a licensed collection of fully upholstered furniture to be showcased at the Fall High Point Market. The collection, Perennials Social, is the second installment of the furniture line, initially debuted at the Spring High Point Market.

The Perennials Social collection is designed for lives lived enthusiastically. Designed in collaboration with renowned designer Bobby McAlpine, the collection is beautifully sophisticated and livable, comfortably chic and speaks to a wide variety of interiors from classic to contemporary. Upholstered in select Perennials’ 100% solution-dyed acrylic fabrics, the pieces are made to brilliantly stand up to life’s everyday adventures without sacrificing great design and style.

“Perennials is recognized internationally as the industry leader for fabrics that have both superior quality and distinguished design, as well as performance,” says John Jokinen, president and CEO of EJ Victor. “They truly are pioneers in their space and the world of design, and this endeavor is proof of that fact. Last market, we offered a small glimpse – seven upholstered pieces – of what would come from this collaboration. I am delighted to offer the full Perennials Social Collection this market – almost thirty upholstery and case pieces. I am positive that this collection will be met with delight and enthusiasm at High Point. They have recognized that the touch of fabrics resonates with the consumer - protection is a bonus! They are masters in their introductions!”

The new collection consists of 15 key pieces, including the F.Scott chair, Trillium stool, Ovum stool, Jamie Mae low back dining chair, Jamie Mae high back dining chair, Jamie Mae armless duo dining bench, Jamie Mae side chair, Zelda chair, John Marie sofa, Regalia counter height stool, Regalia counter height bench, Carraway dining table, Epaulette trefoil ottoman, Epaulette rectangular ottoman and Trivet drink table.

In addition to the new line, Perennials will be showing pieces from the Spring Market collection, including the Chit Chat Chair, Soiree Sectional (an expansion from the original Soiree chaise), Soiree Ottoman, Chow Chair, Cheeky Chair, Perch Bench and Sunday Sofa with both a tight and loose cushion. The pieces boast crisp, clean lines and rich textures, and are expertly crafted around the principles of liveability and longevity. Color palettes range from softly subtle to saturated brights.

“We are thrilled to debut our brand new, updated Perennials Social collection at the Fall Market, and are delighted to once again partner with the accomplished, innovative design powerhouse EJ Victor on this project,” says Ann Sutherland, president of Perennials and Sutherland, LLC. “This season’s Perennials Social collection is designed to take you effortlessly and enthusiastically through life. We worked with Bobby McAlpine to make the pieces in the collection as satisfying to the hand as they are to the eye, and able to take a direct hit from a Cabernet and bleach clean without a trace. The pieces uniquely blur gender and timelines, with a wink to the past and an unabashed toast to the future.”

All Perennials fabrics are independently tested and certified in accordance with industry standards, including resistance to soil, water, UV radiation, tearing and abrasion. The fabrics in this collection are also bleach cleanable and feature Perennials NanoSealTM finish for extra protection against the elements. More than just a coating, Perennials NanoSealTM is molecularly bonded with the fibers providing long- lasting protection even after repeated washings.

The Perennials Social collection will be showcased during the Fall High Point Market in the EJ Victor Showroom, 116 South Lindsay Street, High Point, North Carolina. For more details, contact info@ejvictor.com.

More About EJ Victor: EJ Victor is the furniture licensee for Ralph Lauren, kate spade new york and Kelly Wearstler. In April 2016, EJ Victor introduced HC 28 to the US market. EJ Victor includes collections from the following designers: Bethan Gray for Shamsian, Antonia Caicedo, Allison Paladino, Jack Fhillips, Randall Tysinger, Cecilia Berber-Thayer and Sarah Kammlah.

EJ Victor was founded by Edward W. Phifer III, Joseph B. Manderson and John Victor Jokinen in December 1989 to create a privately-owned company focused on manufacturing premier furniture in western North Carolina. EJ Victor has maintained this commitment and continues to value time-honored, quality construction methods as well as cutting-edge design and fashion.

EJ Victor is based in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Morganton, North Carolina. The company has showrooms in the New York Design Cenetr at 200 Lexington in New York City as well as a showroom in High Point, North Carolina. For more information, visit ejvictor.com.

More about Perennials and Sutherland, LLC: The Perennials and Sutherland, LLC companies are icons and acknowledged leaders in the international design industry. CEO David Sutherland and President Ann Sutherland share an ingenious talent for curating the finest interior and exterior collections of luxury furniture, fabrics, rugs and accessories. Based in Dallas, Texas, the company is comprised of Sutherland Furniture®, Perennials Luxury Performance Fabrics® and David Sutherland Showrooms.

Perennials Fabrics® is recognized by interior designers and high-end retail customers as the leader in luxury performance fabrics. Perennials Fabrics® and Perennials Luxury Performance Rugs combine the look and feel of high-quality, natural materials with the superior performance properties of their genuine 100% solution-dyed acrylic fiber technology. View the full collections at perennialsfabrics.com.

Sutherland Furniture® is a world leader in luxury outdoor furniture for modern lifestyles. The company has created the preeminent furniture brand through partnerships with the world's leading designers, along with utilizing the highest quality materials. View the full collections at sutherlandfurniture.com.

David Sutherland Showrooms are full-service, multi-line showrooms which serve the professional design market in showrooms and studios across the United States. For more information, visit davidsutherlandshowroom.com.

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